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Al Khalouf or Al Khaluf is a small village between Bar al Hikman and Sugar Dunes. The place is worthy visiting as the port is quite busy and there is an interesting hidden cave best viewed at low tide.

Only driving one way takes about four hours from Salalah. But anyone visiting Dhofar cannot allow missing this experience. Perhaps the best is to camp and stay overnight to enjoy sunset and sunrise. Please make sure you deflate your tires. And go with a local guide and at least two cars. Pros: Amazing sunset and sunrise Cons: It’s far from Salalah and requires lots of planning Most of the time we had… Read More

Wadi Ash Shuwaymiyah in Oman an amazing wadi for adventure seeking travelers who want to test their off-road and navigating skills.

Ras Madrakah is an excellent day-trip opportunity for anyone visiting Duqm or on the way to Salalah (through Hasik).

The place offers fantastic camping spots overlooking black mountains and golden sand beaches. Also great bird spotting and off-roading, with nice weather even during the hot summer months.

A beautiful place at sunrise/sunset to enjoy white sands aka Sugar Dunes meeting the Indian Ocean in the eastern part of Oman.

Two very interesting petroglyphs sites in Musandam, Oman providing a testament to life in the peninsula centuries before.

This is a place that I would highly recommend visiting for any nature lover living in Oman. You will spend at least 5 hours driving there from Muscat, so plan your escape well.

About 30 mins away from Salalah there is a nice camping spot with few lookouts. Here is the location. It is possible to go all the way down and explore the wadi further.

What a great destination for a day trip from Salalah? On the way to Shaat you can also stop at Fazayah beach and Mughsail. There are 3 highlights to enjoy here: the lookouts, hidden beach, and sinkhole.

picturesque drive, easy to access and follow, lots of nice picnic spots